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Nominate a Rising Star in Health Care for the Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award, with $1000 Cash Prize!

Nominate a Rising Star in Health Care for the Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award, with $1000 Cash Prize!

In the heart of every health care institution, there are unsung heroes who go above and beyond their call of duty, individuals whose dedication to health justice knows no bounds. They are the rising stars in our field, often working tirelessly behind the scenes, and their impact is immeasurable. It is time to recognize and celebrate these exceptional individuals by nominating them for the annual Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are searching for those who have recently embarked on their health care careers, no more than five years in, yet have already made a profound difference. These are individuals who, despite their relative youth in the field, have shown an unwavering commitment to health justice, particularly for our most vulnerable populations.


Why Nominate?

Nominating a colleague for the Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award is more than just an act of recognition; it is a statement of support for the values we hold dear in health care. By shining a spotlight on these rising stars, we reinforce the importance of health justice, not just within our profession, but within society as a whole. Additionally, the recipient will receive a $1,000 prize and an exclusive print by legendary photojournalist Alan Pogue.


The Impact of Your Nomination

Your nomination can be a turning point in someone's career. It can provide them with the acknowledgment they deserve, inspire others to follow in their footsteps, and grant them the resources and platform to expand their vital work. By nominating, you are helping to ensure that the torch of health justice continues to burn brightly.


How to Nominate

The process for nominating a colleague or peer for the Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award is simple. Just click on this link to answer some basic questions about the candidate you have chosen to nominate, such as their educational background and years serving as a clinician/provider.   You will also need to prepare a short essay (no more than 850 words) describing the rising star, their support for health justice, and their impact on the community they serve.


Act Now

Our health care system is at its best when we rally behind those who exemplify its core values. The Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award is your opportunity to amplify the impact of a deserving colleague. Don't wait—nominate someone who inspires you today.

Nominations are open until November 13, so don't miss this chance to make a difference in the life of a healthcare champion. Let us recognize the unsung heroes who make health justice a reality. Nominate your rising star now!


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